Parallel Verses

King James Version

The entrance of thy words giveth light; it giveth understanding unto the simple.

New American Standard Bible

The unfolding of Your words gives light; It gives understanding to the simple.

Holman Bible

The revelation of Your words brings light and gives understanding to the inexperienced.

International Standard Version

The disclosure of your words illuminates, providing understanding to the simple.

A Conservative Version

The opening of thy words gives light. It gives understanding to the simple.

American Standard Version

The opening of thy words giveth light; It giveth understanding unto the simple.

Amplified

The entrance and unfolding of Your words give light; their unfolding gives understanding (discernment and comprehension) to the simple.

Bible in Basic English

The opening of your words gives light; it gives good sense to the simple.

Darby Translation

The entrance of thy words giveth light, giving understanding unto the simple.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The exposition of thy words gives light; it gives understanding unto the simple.

Julia Smith Translation

The entrance of thy words will enlighten; causing the simple to understand.

King James 2000

The entrance of your words gives light; it gives understanding unto the simple.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The unfolding of your words gives light, giving understanding to [the] simple.

Modern King James verseion

The entrance of Your Words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When thy word goeth forth, it giveth light and understanding unto the simple.

NET Bible

Your instructions are a doorway through which light shines. They give insight to the untrained.

New Heart English Bible

The entrance of your words gives light. It gives understanding to the simple.

The Emphasized Bible

The opening of thy words, sheddeth light, Giving understanding to the simple.

Webster

The entrance of thy words giveth light; it giveth understanding to the simple.

World English Bible

The entrance of your words gives light. It gives understanding to the simple.

Youngs Literal Translation

The opening of Thy words enlighteneth, Instructing the simple.

Verse Picture

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 119:130

Devotionals containing Psalm 119:130

Images Psalm 119:130

Prayers for Psalm 119:130

Context Readings

Pe

129 PE. Thy testimonies are wonderful: therefore doth my soul keep them. 130 The entrance of thy words giveth light; it giveth understanding unto the simple. 131 I opened my mouth, and panted: for I longed for thy commandments.


Cross References

Psalm 19:7

The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.

Proverbs 6:23

For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life:

Luke 1:77-79

To give knowledge of salvation unto his people by the remission of their sins,

Psalm 119:105

NUN. Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.

Proverbs 1:4

To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion.

Proverbs 1:22-23

How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.

Acts 26:18

To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me.

Proverbs 9:4-6

Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither: as for him that wanteth understanding, she saith to him,

Romans 16:18-19

For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple.

2 Corinthians 4:4

In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.

2 Corinthians 4:6

For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

Ephesians 5:13-14

But all things that are reproved are made manifest by the light: for whatsoever doth make manifest is light.

2 Timothy 3:15-17

And that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.

2 Peter 1:19

We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts:

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